IT Procurement Manager - Global FMCG - Reading

GBP60000 - GBP65000 per annum + + bonus + flexi working
21 Jul 2022
20 Aug 2022
Molly Nelson
Specialist Area
Job Level
Consultant, Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

IT Procurement Manager - Global Fashion Brand

Location: Reading (Hybrid options available)

Salary: £60,000 - 65,000 + excellent package

I have currently partnered with a FTSE 250 Global Retailer, who currently seek an experienced procurement professional to join their world-class function drive forward the IT category as a Procurement Manager.

This role look to deploy new procurement strategies across hardware, software, and SaaS, review and consolidate an extensive supplier portfolio and implement a new procurement methodology to be rolled out across the globe. You will manage all communications and relationships with senior stakeholders within the organization, while reviewing supplier portfolios - looking at contracts and term agreements.

This is a permanent position where you will be based in Reading HQ 1-2 days per week, with the rest being home-based. The salary on offer is circa £60-65,000 with an excellent package.

The IT Procurement Manager will be responsible for:

  • Managing the full portfolio sourcing process, supplier negotiations and paperwork, strategic account relationships, performance evaluations and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Drive saving initiatives in close cooperation with stakeholders across the business
  • Liaising with the Senior Procurement Manager and working together to bring the latest enhancements and innovative solutions to drive forward the procurement function

Required Background for the IT Procurement Manager:

  • A strong track record of IT procurement or contract management experience, with a competence and a proven ability to manage supplier relationships and influence stakeholders
  • Product knowledge including hardware, software, storage and maintenance
  • Ability to autonomously build strategies, gaining business alignment to these and delivering against them
  • A strong education record, with CIPS being desirable but not essential

If you are interested in applying to this exciting position, please send your CV to Molly at

Key skills: Procurement, Category Management, Supply Chain, Indirect, IT procurement, software, hardware, services, management, remote working, Global, Strategic Sourcing, Stakeholder Management, Procurement Strategies, Strategic Sourcing, indirect procurement, indirect,

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